The First Stone book. The shock of these charges split the community and painfully focused the debate about sex and power.
The First Stone book. This is writing of great boldness and it will wring In the autumn of 1992, two young women students at Melbourne University went to the police claiming that they had been indecently assaulted at a party. The man they accused was the head of their co-ed residential college.
We are beyond Garner’s The First Stone. Garner’s book had a subtitle, some questions about sex and power
We are beyond Garner’s The First Stone. There is clarity about the pervasiveness of sexual harassment, the damage it causes, and what lies beneath it. Yet as an article in the New Yorker noted in 2016, it still seems a brilliantly prescient book – in its complexity, in the tense torque of its self-argument, and in its very vulnerability and stunned intolerance. Garner’s book had a subtitle, some questions about sex and power. Whether you agreed with her answers to those questions, they were good questions, then and now. Gay Alcorn is a Guardian Australia columnist.
To provide the framework for her inquiry, Helen Garner takes the very public case of a University of Melbourne college master accused of sexual harassment by two of his students.
In this gripping non-fiction narrative, Helen Garner delves into the causes and effects of police charges pressed against the Master of Ormond . Ultimately, The First Stone is a call for hard-line feminists to growup and get conscious.
In this gripping non-fiction narrative, Helen Garner delves into the causes and effects of police charges pressed against the Master of Ormond College by two female students who claimed he fondled them at a school function.
Some questions about sex and power. First published 1995 in Picador. by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited. 1 Market Street, Sydney. Reprinted 1995 (seven times), 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2005. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or by any information storage and retrieval system, without prior permission in writing from the publisher.
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THE FIRST STONE: Some Questions About Sex and Power. Пользовательский отзыв - Kirkus. Helen Garner was born in Geelong in 1942, and now lives in Sydney. A circuitous, speculative essay about an infamous sexual harassment case at an Australian university. Garner, a novelist, essayist, screenwriter of films directed by Jane Campion and Gillian Armstrong. Since her novel 'Monkey Grip' appeared in 1977, she has published four more books of fiction and a great deal of journalism. She wrote the screenplay for the feature movie 'The Last Days of Chez Nous'. This is her first non-fiction book. Библиографические данные.
This book brilliantly reveals the perversion of feminist ideals and the highly destructive nature of gender-ideological warfare on campuses in Australia in the 1990s.
The First Stone is subtitled Some Questions About Sex and Power, and, in ways both conscious and unconscious, it obsessively pursues the questions raised by Garner’s reflexive response to the case. She defends that initial reaction, but spends the entire book worrying away at it. The First Stone attacks and retreats like a baited animal.
To provide the framework of her inquiry, Helen Garner uses the very public case of a University of Melbourne college master accused of sexual harassment by two of his students.